Training

Five mental tricks to boost race confidence

Become unflappable with this excellent advice from a sports psychologist
28 August 2015 at 15:21

Sub-1hr run session: Boost recovery

This 60min workout for beginners cuts the chances of injury and leaves you fresh for the next workout
27 August 2015 at 16:58

Five quick, easy ways to test your health and fitness

Try these simple ways to assess your fitness to race, from resting heart rate to the 'brownie point deficit'

How much does alcohol affect race performance?

We take a look at whether a few jars on Friday night can ruin a week of diligent training
25 August 2015 at 11:29

Sub-1hr bike session: Dye hard!

Improve your speed surges, passing power and lactate threshold with US pro Cameron Dye
20 August 2015 at 15:58

Four off-road racing tips from British Xterra pros

From working to your strengths to jumping in with both feet, we hear from the best in the off-road business
20 August 2015 at 11:04

Dave Scott’s strength and conditioning training plan for triathletes

Designed to fit around a busy schedule with minimal equipment, these exercises come highly recommended by the most successful Ironman athlete ever
19 August 2015 at 16:08

Go confidently from pool to open water with Adam ‘Oceans 7’ Walker

UK record-breaking swimmer offers practical advice for everyone, from beginner to advanced athletes, plus a bread-and-butter training drill
17 August 2015 at 15:19

Group bike riding etiquette, explained for triathletes

With the arrival of draft-legal racing for age-groupers imminent, we look at what you need to know when cycling in a pack
14 August 2015 at 15:00  (1)

From sea swims to rivers and lakes: Conquer any open-water challenge

Different bodies of water present unique challenges. But with the right technique and some pool practice, our experts will have you reaching T1 in record time…
13 August 2015 at 15:19

Get better at tumble turns and touch turns

Not just useful in the pool, a well executed turn is a good weapon to have in the locker
12 August 2015 at 16:00

Sub-1hr swim session: Long-course peaking

This 60min swim session for intermediate athletes will help you break 60mins over the iron-distance swim
11 August 2015 at 16:23

Three ‘easy speed’ tweaks for your swim technique

From adjusting your head position to minimising splash and more, these will get you gliding
07 August 2015 at 15:34

London Triathlon race tips for this weekend

From deep-water starts to lengthy transitions, the world's largest triathlon has challenges aplenty. We look at how to make sure you have the best race possible  (1)

How long will it take to complete your first Ironman?

Use our guidelines and a simple formula involving your PBs for Olympic distance and marathon to work out your predicted finishing time
06 August 2015 at 13:29  (5)

Chris Froome vs. the world’s best triathletes

We ask two respected tri coaches how the Tour de France winner’s bike data compares
05 August 2015 at 12:37  (1)

Key training sessions from Viceroys Triathlon Club

Founder Mark Yeoman talks us through some of the workouts that have helped his Surrey club reach top-flight success
04 August 2015 at 16:06

Challenge Weymouth race advice

We ask 2014 winner Eleanor Haresign how to succeed in this long-distance race
03 August 2015 at 15:39  (2)

Sub-1hr swim session: Perfect pacing

More speed for less effort can be yours with this workout for beginner-level triathletes
31 July 2015 at 11:00

Five essential stretches for triathletes to stay injury-free

An essential but oft-omitted part of triathlon training, stretching is key to staying supple and injury-free, says our resident physio
30 July 2015 at 11:00